Marvel Comics' "Black Widow Prelude", tracing the history of 'Natasha Romanoff' in the 'Marvel Cinematic Universe' is the official backstory to the new"Black Widow" feature film, screening in theaters and streaming on Disney+ Premier Access July 9, 2021:
"...in 'Part 1', from spy to 'Avenger', the enigmatic 'Black Widow' has lived many secret lives.
"But how do these disparate episodes add up to the life of the heroic Avenger, and what is the thread that connects her past to her future?
"In part 2, as the facts are considered, the question remains: is the Black Widow really a threat? Get ready for Marvel Studios' 'Black Widow' solo film with the conclusion to this prelude story..."
Set after the events of "Captain America: Civil War (2016), "...with 'Romanoff' on the run, forced to confront her past...", "Black Widow" is produced by Marvel Studios, intended to be the twenty-fourth film in the Marvel Cinematic Universe, with location filming in Norway, Budapest, Morocco, England and Georgia.
Directed by Cate Shortland, "Black Widow" stars Scarlett Johansson as 'Natasha Romanoff'/'Black Widow', with David Harbour, Florence Pugh, O-T Fagbenle, Rachel Weisz, Ray Winstone, Olivier Richters, William Hurt and Robert Downey Jr.
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